Equal Pay Day, a day to mark the fact that women still only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly. A new fact sheet released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the gender wage gap is a common feature of women's working lives in nearly all of the most common occupations for women and men.
The fact sheet, based on an analysis of median weekly earnings data across occupations for full-time workers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, is released annually by IWPR. It reviews the gender wage gap in the 20 most common occupations for women and for men, and provides earnings data by sex, race, and ethnicity across the seven major occupational groups in the labor force.
IWPR's research finds that women have lower median earnings than men in all but one of the 20 most common occupations for women, 'bookkeeping and auditing clerks,' where women and men have the same median earnings. In one of the twenty most common male occupations, 'stock clerks and order fillers,' women out-earned men by 3 percent of median male earnings.http://www.streetroachpics.com/4702/4702.html
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